United Nations in Ghana and Partners Join Hands to Fill the Gap in Ghana's COVID-19 National Response

In August 2020, the UN in Ghana received funding support through the Pandemic Emergency Financing Facility (PEF) of the World Bank. The PEF is “a financing mechanism designed to provide an additional source of financing to help the world’s poorest countries respond to cross-border, large-scale outbreaks.” Since then, the participating UN agencies (UNICEF, WHO, FAO, WFP and UNFPA ), partnering with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the Ghana Red Cross Society have worked closely with the government to limit the spread of the virus and provided much-needed boost in early case identification and management of COVID-19 cases in high burden regions.

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Published by
RCO
Published in collaboration with
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent
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